Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 190419
FWSGJT

SPOT FORECAST FOR DEVIL CANYON...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
919 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 MST ON JANUARY 19.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A TRANSIENT UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE AREA THURSDAY WILL QUICKLY
GIVE WAY TO A STRONG UPPER LEVEL TROUGH THAT WILL CROSS THE REGION
THURSDAY NIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY. SNOW WILL LIKELY BEGIN THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THREE TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW ARE
LIKELY BY THE END OF THE DAY FRIDAY.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60%) THEN BECOMING CLOUDY
                    (80-90%). A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-37 F.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
                    15 MPH BY 10 AM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......100 INCREASING TO 500 BY NOON THEN PEAKING AT 800
                    AROUND 2 PM.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......500-600.

.FRIDAY...

CLEARING INDEX......500 INCREASING TO 1050 BY NOON.

$$
FORECASTER...BEN MOYER
REQUESTED BY...PAUL PLEMONS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700529.0/GJT


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